Reinventing the enemy's language : contemporary native women's writing of North America / edited by Joy Harjo and Gloria Bird ; with Patricia Blanco, Beth Cuthan, and Valerie Martinez.
- Reinventing the enemy's language : contemporary native women's writing of North America / edited by Joy Harjo and Gloria Bird ; with Patricia Blanco, Beth Cuthan, and Valerie Martinez.
- New York : W.W. Norton & Company, c1997.
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- 576 p.; 26 cm.
- From people who value stories and songs from literary traditions that are as encompassing and intricate as those of Europe, Reinventing the Enemy's Language is the most comprehensive anthology of its kind to collect the poetry, fiction, prayer and memoir from Native American women. It is about the process of writing and speaking that sheds light on what it means to be an Indian woman at the end of the century, as many nations - including the United States and Canada.
- Are involved in the emotionally charged question of identity and place. Over eighty writers are represented from nearly fifty nations.
- Literary collections
- Bibliography (note)
- Includes index.
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- committed to retain
- Invocation : Navajo prayer / Grace Boyne -- The beginning of the world. In Chimayo / Gloria Bird -- She was telling it this way / Laura Tohe -- The coming of Anontaks / Katsi Cook -- Coyotismo / Janice Gould -- Warrior road / Joy Harjo -- Eavesdropping / Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel -- The island of women / June McGlashan -- How I came to have a man's name / Emma Lee Warrior -- Beat the drum slowly / Betty Louise Bell -- Tribal chant / Carol Lee Sanchez -- Two standards / Elise Paschen -- An Apokni by any other name is still a Kakoo / Scott Kayla Morrison -- The girlfriends / Elizabeth Woody -- Missing you / Inez Petersen -- Rituals, yours--and mine / Kimberly Blaeser -- Puberty / Margaret Behan -- Old great-grandma / Nora Yazzie Hunter -- The only good Indian / Janet Campbell Hale -- Wuski a-baw-tan (a new dream) / Jennifer Pierce Eyen -- Going home, December 1992 / Paula Gunn Allen -- Rocking in the pink light / Gloria Bird -- The housing poem / Dian Million.
- Within the enemy : challenge. Indian singing in 20th-century America / Gail Tremblay -- Margaret/Haskell Indian School / Carolyn Marie Dunn -- Leaving home for Carlisle Indian School / Berenice Levchuk -- Confession / Alice Lee -- For thieves only / Lois Red Elk -- Two old women / Velma Wallis -- Connuche / Catron Grieves -- Angelita La Escapia explains Engels and Marx / Leslie Marmon Silko -- How to make good baked salmon from the river / Nora Marks Dauenhauer -- Searching for the bishop / Beatrice Medicine -- Written in blood / Tiffany Midge -- Untitled / Yvonne Lamore-Choate -- Expect nothing else from me / Rita Joe -- Aurelia / Elizabeth Cook-Lynn -- Rational / Helen Chalakee Burgess -- The old Indian granny / Chrystos -- Understanding each other / Linda Noel -- An open letter to Chicanas : on the power and politics of origin / Inés Hernández-Ávila -- Who's political here? / Lee Maracle -- It has something to do with final words / Gladys Cardiff -- 2 months rent due and 1 bag of rice / Luci Beach -- Ogitchida Ikwewag : the Women's Warrior Society, Fall 1993 / Winona LaDuke -- The endangered roots of a person / Wendy Rose -- One-hundred-dollar boots / Jeane Jacobs -- You see this body / Marcie Rendon -- The constellation of angels / Anita Endrezze.
- Transformation : voices of the invisible. The poet haunted / Wendy Rose -- Voices of the invisible / Debra Calling Thunder -- Hunter's dance in early fall / Debra Haaland Toya -- Hard-to-kill woman / Arlene Fire -- To Rose / Roberta Hill -- The serpent story / Salli M.K. Benedict -- What danger we court / Luci Tapahonso -- I will bring you twin grays / Marla Big Boy -- All the colors of sunset / Luci Tapahonso -- The change / A.A. Hedge Coke -- Skin / Linda Hogan -- Looking for signs / Dana Naone Hall -- We AIM not to please / Mary Brave Bird -- Stillborn night / Beth Brant -- As I leave you / Chrystos -- Tides, towns, and trains / Emma LaRocque -- Beaded soles / Susan Power -- Dancing with Rex / Beth Cuthand -- 99 things to do before you die / nila northsun -- Keeping pace with the rest of the world / Wilma Mankiller -- Pāhkahkos / Louise Bernice Halfe -- Last rites / Odilia Galvan Rodríquez -- The world's greatest fisherman / Louise Erdrich -- Bury me with a band / Ofelia Zepeda -- The last wolf / Mary Tallmountain -- The feathers / Linda Hogan -- The old marriage / Debra Earling -- Fooling God / Louise Erdrich.
- Dreamwalkers : the returning. Gia's song / Nora Naranjo-Morse -- Amazons in Appalachia / Marilou Awiakta -- Dear Webster / Connie Fife -- Whale song / Mary Goose -- Indians never say goodbye / Leanne Howe -- When sun came to riverwoman / Leslie Marmon Silko -- Diné way / Sonlatsa Jim-James -- Grandma Weaver's last arrow / Rosemary M. Huggins -- My mother and I had a discussion one day / Denise Sweet -- I study rocks / Jeannette Armstrong -- Heartbeat of the ancestors / Carolyn Brandy -- Pulling down the clouds / Ofelia Zepeda -- Dry rivers--Arizona / Ramona Wilson -- By our hand, through the memory, the house is more than form / Elizabeth Woody -- Waning August moon / Roberta Hill -- After the invasion / Gail Tremblay -- Sisters / Haunani-Kay Trask -- Aggi's last dance / Josephine Huntington -- Moonlight / Kim Caldwell -- Buffalo Wallow Woman / Anne Lee Walters -- She ties her bandanna / Beth Cuthand -- The song called "White Antelope's Chant" / Suzan Shown Harjo -- Perhaps the world ends here / Joy Harjo.
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